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Job Details

Automotive Upholsterer

Employer

Precision Design & Manufacturing

Date Posted

September 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Westlock, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Precision Design & Manufacturing

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Industry Experience

  • Furniture and fixtures manufacturing company
  • Furniture upholstery and repair shop

Specific Skills

  • Operate sewing machines or sew by hand
  • Lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery
  • Replace worn-out webbing, springs and other furniture parts
  • Repair furniture frames and refinish wood surfaces
  • Discuss upholstery fabric, colour, and style with customers and provide cost estimate
  • Tack, glue or sew ornamental trim, braids or buttons
  • Garnish the bottom and the back of a seat with interoven rattan

Security and Safety

Bondable

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

In shop

Specialization or Experience

  • Marine cabin interiors and other furnishings
  • Furniture
  • Automotive interior
  • Antique furniture and furnishings

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person:

9024 104 Street
Westlock, Alberta T7P2L4
Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

Advertised Until

Oct 07, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Automotive Upholsterer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Upholsterers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery in aircraft, motor vehicles, railway cars, boats and ships; may install, fabricate, maintain and repair interior components of aircraft, such as seats, coverings, drapes, cargo nets, flooring, closets, bins and panels

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to install padding and underlays and to fasten covering materials to furniture frames

INNOVATIVE

Interest in speaking with customers to discuss upholstery fabric, colour and style; may repair furniture frames and refinish wood surfaces

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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